2020 Young Designers Series

Colleen Connolly

Colleen Connolly is a problem-solver and a people supporter. Her research-based projects as a student at Virginia Commonwealth University covers a diverse field of experience design topics, from multilingual accessibility to mobile app exhibition design. She is a recipient of the Fulbright Arts Research Grant to China, which will begin in 2021. During her Fulbright project she will be affiliated with Tsinghua University and is excited to work towards fluency in Mandarin after 8 years of prior study.

Colleen Connolly
Virginia Commonwealth University
Washington DC

Matthew Grote

Matthew Grote is a designer/artist from Cincinnati, OH. A degree in industrial design from DAAP at the University of Cincinnati has led him into toy design (Fisher Price), shoe design (K-Swiss), appliances (Whirlpool), and multiple product consultancies. Introduced to EGD through 3 years at Kolar design, he specialized in large scale graphics and murals.

Matthew has an art practice of studio work and public art going back 10 years. His works range from large scale installation to collaboration with video projection to murals.

Matthew Grote
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Cincinnati

Jules Naujoks

As an experiential graphic designer at Interior Architects, Jules Naujoks helps her clients present their brands throughout their workplaces. She enjoys the wide variety of projects, materials, and formats that EGD offers. With a background in account management and user experience, the ways people interact with her work is always the primary focus. Though the client’s goals always take priority, Jules tries to inspire play and curiosity within all of her work.

Jules Naujoks
Seattle Central Creative Academy
Seattle

Neiman & Company

2014 SEGD Arrow Award honoree

Neiman & Company was established in 1965 and has become a leader in architectural and ADA compliant signage. Their products include interior and exterior identity signage, wayfinding, donor recognition signage, dimensional logos, garage graphics and all aspects of ADA and architectural signage.

Bryan Meszaros

Bryan Meszaros was SEGD President in 2018-2019 and has been a member of the SEGD Board since 2013; he is CEO and Founder of OpenEye Global.

At a time when the use of interactive visual media was an offbeat practice, Bryan saw the potential to blend his passion toward design and fascination with technology into a new modernist approach.

Bryan Meszaros, Founder of OpenEye Global (OEG), New York
OpenEye Global
New York, NY

A YDS Story Told By YDS Co-Chair, Hannah Anderson

2020 SEGD YDS Co-Chair Hannah Anderson Q&A

Read Time: 7 minutes
As we prepare for the second installment of the 2020 SEGD Young Designers Series this Thursday, July 23, we caught up with Hannah Anderson to ask her about her experience with YDS; how she initially got involved with the program, what to expect at this year's event, and how the program is evolving to meet the demands and challenges of a shifting society.

2020 Young Designers Series

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 10:00am

Welcome to the Young Designers Series, an SEGD forum for designers between the ages of 18 and 35, and for experienced professionals newly transitioning into the EGD field. For those of us developing our careers and looking for a stimulating environment to share insights with peers and experienced EGD professionals, this is more than ever the forum to stay connected to our larger SEGD community.

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Darlene van Uden

Darlene van Uden is Design Director at Infinite Scale. She joined as a Senior Designer in 2012 after spending several years at Two Twelve in New York. She has been fortunate enough to work on a wide range of project types and scales which include urban wayfinding programs for the cities of Charlotte, North Carolina and Richmond, Virginia, a comprehensive signage and donor recognition system for the David H.

Darlene van Uden, Infinite Scale
Infinite Scale
Salt Lake City, UT

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